News for Wednesday, July 31, 2013


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Russell Brock ready to take Lady Tigers to next level

Russell Brock is probably just as excited as his players for the season to start. It’s been more than 10 years since the first-year Alcovy head softball coach was last on the field but his enthusiasm for the game is certainly not lacking.

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SOWELL: The tragedy of isolation

Isolation has held back many peoples in many lands, for centuries. But such social and cultural isolation serves the interests of today’s ethnic leaders.

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Lookout issued for missing Conyers woman

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office has issued a lookout for a Conyers woman who was last seen leaving a friend’s house on Green Street on Wednesday, July 24.

Rockdale deputy arrests driver on drug charge

A deputy’s suspicion that a motorist was trying to avoid him resulted in the driver going to jail on a methamphetamine charge.

Newton school officials wait to see if enrollment continues to increase

At the end of last school year, 19,056 students were enrolled in the Newton County School System.

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Strike up the bands

High school bands spend summer preparing for season

The band members from Alcovy, Eastside and Newton high schools have spent the end of their summer break preparing for the upcoming season.

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Heritage grad featured on 'Yes to the Dress'

Several Heritage High School graduates will appear on an episode of TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids” airing at 9 p.m. Friday.

Covington teen faces child molestation charges involving 3 young victims

Covington teen faces child molestation charges involving 3 young victims

Government meetings for Aug. 1, 2013

Government meetings for Aug. 1, 2013